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Today Marks Beginning of Operation Pull Over Blitz in Evansville and Indiana

It's that time of the year again...the time when we all begin celebrating.  It's March Madness time, St. Patrick's Day is coming up, Mardi Gras is just around the corner and there are other festivities that typically pop up where drinking is part of the celebrating.

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Winter Keeps a Grip on the Evansville Area

The strange winter weather pattern will bring us more ice and snow this weekend.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch the area beginning at midnight Saturday night and remaining in effect until Monday morning. We should expect freezing rain Sunday morning with significant accumulations of i

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Cliff Weaver
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New Executive Director Appointed to Evansville-Vanderburgh County Emergency Management Agency

Following the recommendation of Mayor Lloyd Winnecke, the Evansville-Vanderburgh County Emergency Advisory Council on Thursday appointed Cliff A. Weaver as the new executive director of the Evansville-Vanderburgh County Emergency Management Agency (EMA), effective April 7.

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It’s Time for Ten Digit Phone Calls in Evansville and Indiana

I blogged about this a while back and now it's here.  Beginning Saturday, Hoosiers will be in a "permissive dialing" situation, a six-month period where you can still dial the seven-digit numbers you've been dialing, but you should begin dialing the ten-digit (area code + number) to get into the habit.  Forcing yourself to dial the ten-digit now will have you ready for the mandatory switch beginning September 6.

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Help ‘Clean Evansville’ This Weekend

Keep Evansville Beautiful and Clean Evansville invite volunteers to come out on the first Saturday of each month to help pick up trash in different areas of the city. This Saturday, Clean Evansville Volunteers will target areas in Ward 4 on Evansville’s South from 9am-11am. The teams will gather at locations near Anthony Oates Park. The park is located in the 2300 block of S. Lodge Avenue.

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Groundbreaking Announced for Downtown Convention Center Hotel

HCW Development and the City of Evansville have announced that March 10th has been selected as the official groundbreaking date for the much anticipated $71.3 million Convention Center Hotel by DoubleTree and residential apartments in Downtown Evansville. The groundbreaking will happen at 3pm.

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Mayor Winnecke’s Traveling City Hall and Public Road Meeting Tonight

Residents have an opportunity to share ideas on road projects and learn about the city of Evansville’s 2014 road improvement plans at the Traveling City Hall meeting tonight at 5:30pm at Plaza Park International Academy, located at 7301 Outer Lincoln Ave.

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Indiana Cold Beer Sales Opponents Fight It Out in Federal Court

The debate surrounding the rights of Indiana convenience stores and their ability to sell cold beer is foaming over this week in Indianapolis.

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EVSC Announces Early Dismissal Plans In the Event Severe Weather Hits Evansville

The Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corporation has announced an early dismissal contingency plan in the event the severe weather threat gets as bad as forecasted later today.

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2014 Evansville Public Road Meetings

The public is invited to make suggestions on road improvements and call attention to potholes during a series of public meetings to review the City of Evansville’s 2014 road projects and street paving program.

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